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4. Anti-Intraception

A dislike of subjectivity and imagination.

“When a person has a problem or worry, it is best for him not to think about it, but to keep busy with more cheerful things.”


210 reads


9. Sex

Exaggerated concern with people's sexual activities.

“The wild sex life of the old Greeks and Romans was tame compared to some of the goings-on in this country, even in places where people might least expect it.”


187 reads

7. Destructiveness and Cynicism

A distrustful and misanthropic attitude towards people in general.

“Human nature being what it is, there will always be war and conflict.”


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1. Conventionalism

Rigid adherence to conventional middle-class values.

“Obedience and respect for authority are the most important virtues children should learn.”


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3. Authoritarian Aggression

A punishing attitude towards violations of conventional values.

“Sex crimes, such as rape and attacks on children, deserve more than mere imprisonment; such criminals ought to be publicly whipped, or worse.”


230 reads

8. Projectivity

A tendency to project one's own unconscious impulses on to others.

“Homosexuals are hardly better than criminals and ought to be severely punished.”


199 reads

2. Authoritarian Submission

A submissive and uncritical attitude towards authority figures.

“Young people sometimes get rebellious ideas, but as they grow up they ought to get over them and settle down.”


262 reads

5. Superstition and Stereotypy

A belief in supernatural determinants of human fate and a tendency to think in rigid categories.

Some day it will probably be shown that astrology can explain a lot of things.”


189 reads

F For Fascist

The F-scale test is composed of the following 9 aspects, typical items being shown in italics, and a Yes answer always indicating a tendency to authoritarianism.


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6. Power and Toughness

A preoccupation with strong/weak, leader/follower relationships.

“People can be divided into two distinct classes: the weak and the strong.”


181 reads




“An idea is something that won’t work unless you do.” - Thomas A. Edison

A questionnaire to measure authoritarianism, first published by the German philosopher, sociologist, and psychologist Theodor W(iesengrund) Adorno (1903–69) and several colleagues in the book “The Authoritarian Personality” (1950).


Breaking The Worry Habit

Breaking The Worry Habit

  • Keep busy. The worried person must lose himself in action, lest be wither in despair.
  • Don't allow yourself to get upset by small things.
  • Think about the actual probability of the event you worry about to happen.

4. Don't over-personalize.

4. Don't over-personalize.

Often, the hardest interpersonal interactions are the ones where we take things too personally and feel wounded or insulted by another person's behavior when really it has nothing to do with us at all.

Observe your thoughts for distortions that make the situation more about you than it real...

What is Vision?

What is Vision?

"God has placed within each person a vision that is designed to give purpose and meaning to life." Dr Myles Munroe

Our world is filled with people who are busy but not ultimately effective or satisfied. They are doing much, expending time and energy, but getting little of value acc...

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